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NetAid was created NetAid was founded in 1999 by Cisco and UNDP. The objective of NetAid has been to mobilize support for an end to extreme poverty by bringing individuals, companies and organizations together in ways that expand opportunities for the world’s poorest families and communities. NetAid provides direct connections to local projects throughout the developing world that measurably improve the lives of people. The Internet is a key tool in NetAid’s efforts to join people together in the fight against extreme poverty.
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All local development projects supported by NetAid are implemented on the ground by established development organizations that NetAid evaluates and monitors to ensure project quality and accountability. In addition to these local partners, NetAid maintains active working relationships with leading international organizations including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Volunteers (UNV), UNICEF, CARE, Save the Children and the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
WSIS action lines related to this project
The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
Access to information and knowledge
International and regional cooperation
Millenium Declaration Goals related to this project
Eradicate poverty and hunger
Achieve Universal Primary Education
Promote gender equality & empower women
Reduce child mortality
Improve maternal health
Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
Develop a global partnership for development
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Connect the World Project *
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative?